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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Jeju, 2007, SSPT 07

    Influence of the origin of the cigarette paper cellulose on the smoke chemical composition and "in vitro" toxicity tests on mainstream cigarette smoke

    TROUDE V.; ACHARD S.; DESTRUHAUT S.; HAOND C.; SARABIA J.
    Altadis - Imperial Tobacco Group, Research Center, Fleury les Aubrais, France
    Nowadays, cigarette paper is made out of cellulose coming from different sources. Wood cellulose is currently very often used, but cellulose coming from different textile plants like hemp, flax, etc. were used primarily in the past and are still present ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, Jeju, 2007, SSPT 45

    Gene expression analysis of human lung cells treated with cigarette smoke

    ACHARD S.; VERRON T.; SEVESTRE O.; DUMERY B.
    Altadis - Imperial Tobacco Group, Research Center, Fleury les Aubrais, France
    Gene expression profiling is considered as a promising tool that may identify more sensitive, mechanism-based biomarkers. Such an experimental approach should provide a better understanding of the impact of chemical compounds on the intracellular ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, APOST 07

    Genetic improvement of Nicotiana tabacum by applying remote hybridization and biotechnological methods

    NIKOVA V.; IANCHEVA A.M.; VLADOVA R.; PANDEVA R.; PETKOVA A.
    Bulgarian Academy of Science, Institute of Genetics, Sofia, Bulgaria.
    Wild Nicotiana species possess a high potential of useful features. Interspecific hybridization is a very effective method for the introducing of desired characters into tobacco and achieving crop improvement. Its successful realization is limited due to ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, APOST 24

    Color and aroma of tobacco: a facilitated approach for their objective evaluation in Oriental tobaccos and for cultivar classification within Virginia and Oriental tobacco types

    DAGNON S.; EDREVA A.; VLADOVSKA A.
    Tobacco and Tobacco Products Institutes, Plovdiv, Bulgaria; D. Kostov Inst. of Genetics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.
    In the routine practice the evaluation of colour and smoke aroma, major qualitative characteristics of tobacco, is mainly based on organoleptic estimates by expert panels, with this suffering from subjectivity, high costs and health hazards. We propose a ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2005, APOST 24

    Hybrid seed production in tobacco by using male sterile plants

    NIKOVA V.; NIKOLOV E.; IANCHEVA A.; PANDEVA R.; PETKOVA A.
    Institute of Genetics, Sofia, Bulgaria; Tobacco and Tobacco Products Institute, Plovdiv, Bulgaria; Reg. Ctre for Scientific Investig. & Prod. of Tobacco, Haskovo, Bulgaria.
    The introduction of hybrid crop varieties has enabled spectacular growth in productivity owing to hybrid vigor and increased uniformity. To produce hybrid seeds, a pollination control system is required to prevent unwanted self-pollination. New ...